News

The following table provides our news, updates, informative links and views. Watch this space as this page will be updated regularly:

Topic Description
October 2018: Project development Developed an outline project proposal (around US $30 million project size) for international funding. 
September 2018: R&D and teaching support Cooperated with Dalian Maritime University (DMU), China on R&D and teaching activities.
May 2018: Course delivery Two university courses delivered in London and Piraeus for City University.
April 2018: Capacity building workshop A workshop on MARPOL Annex VI was delivered in Tehran, Iran on behalf of the IMO, see picture.
February 2018: Course delivery A course on MARPOL Annex VI was delivered to MSc students at World Maritime University, Sweden. See picture.
January 2018: Project development Supported the development of the project document for an internationally oriented project dealing with maritime bio-fouling mitigation.
December 2018: Implementation support Commissioned by IMO to support the implementation of an international project.
November 2017: Two workshops in Argentina Conducted two training workshops for Argentinian maritime sector as consultant to IMO. See picture
July 2017: IMO MEPC 71 meeting Attended  the IMO MEPC 71 meeting 3-7 July 2017.
June 2017: Conducted a workshop in Mombasa, Kenya Attended and delivered speeches in a workshop organised by Marine Technology Cooperation Centre of Africa in Mombasa, Kenya; see picture 1, picture 2 and picture 3.
May 2017: IMO Model Course delivery in Panama The IMO Model Course on “energy efficient operation of ships” was delivered in Panama City, Panama, see picture.
April 2017: IMO Model Course delivery in Georgia The IMO Model Course on “energy efficient operation of ships” was delivered in Batumi, Georgia, see picture 1 and picture 2.
April 2017: Developed a distance-learning course A distance learning course was developed on behalf of a client.
March 2017: Guest speaker at Panama XIII Maritime World Conference & Exhibition Panama Made speeches to Panama XIII Maritime World Conference & Exhibition as well as the 1st Panama ESSIC: Environmental Sustainable Shipping Industry Conference. See picture 1 and picture 2.
March 2017: University course delivery A full module of courses was delivered at City University to Master degree students on “Transport Energy and Emissions” topics.
February 2017: WMU course delivery A five-day course was delivered to Master degree students at WMU on “MARPOL Annex VI Regulations”. See picture.
February 2017: Train the Trainer Course delivery An IMO Train the Trainer course was delivered in Mumbai, India, see picture 1 and picture 2.
December 2016: Training Workshops Two workshops on IMO Model Course on “energy efficient operation of ships” and “MARPOL Annex VI Port State Controls” were delivered in Hangzhou, China. See picture 1 and picture 2.
November 2016: Capacity Building workshop A 3-day training workshop was delivered in Buenos Aires, Argentina. See picture.
November 2016: Evaluation of EU MRV and IMO Data collection system An evaluation of the EU shipping CO2 Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) legislation and IMO Data Collection System for ship fuel consumption was carried out on behalf of a client.
September 2016: IMO Model Course development A full training package for the IMO Model Course 4.05 on “energy efficient operation of ships” was developed.
June 2016: Invitation to Tender documents The required documents for a major international Invitation to Tender for establishment of a number of regional maritime technology centres was developed on behalf of a client.
June 2016: Regulatory Impact Assessment A project on “Regulatory Impact Assessment of MARPOL Annex VI Ratification” for Georgia was completed within an EU funded project.
May-June 2016: Capacity Building Workshop A three-day workshop on MARPOL Annex VI and Technology Transfer was delivered in Dalian, China. See picture.
May 2016: Train the trainers A five-day  ”Train the Trainer” course on “Energy Efficient Ship Operation” was given in Dalian, China. See picture 1 and Picture 2 and also IMO webpage.
May 2016: Capacity Building Workshop A three-day workshop on MARPOL Annex VI and Technology Transfer was delivered in Aqaba, Jordan. See picture.
April 2016: IMO Data Collection and EU-MRV A status assessment of the IMO “Data Collection System for Ship Fuel Consumption” and EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) was completed for a European company.
April 2016:IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting Attended the IMO MEPC 69 meeting from 18 to 22 April 2016 at International Maritime Organisation.
April 2016: Support for a Distance Learning Course Supported the WMU (World Maritime University) with a Distance Learning Post Graduate Diploma on energy efficient ship operation.
March 2016: Academic teaching A full course module on “Transport Energy and Emissions” was delivered to MSc students at City University, London.
March 2016: Capacity Building Workshop and Project Meeting A three-day workshop on MARPOL Annex VI and Technology Transfer was delivered in Panama. Also, attended the GloMEEP project’s National Task Force meeting. See picture 1 and picture 2.
March 2016: Capacity Building Workshop and Project Meeting A three-day workshop on MARPOL Annex VI and Technology Transfer was delivered in Jamaica. Also, attended the GloMEEP project’s National Task Force meetings. See Picture 1 and Picture 2.
December 2015: Capacity Building Workshop and Project Meeting A three-day regional workshop on MARPOL Annex VI and Technology Transfer was delivered in Batumi, Georgia. Also, a one-day GloMEEP National Task Force meeting was attended. See picture.
November 2015: Nanyang Technological University Attended the inauguration ceremony of the NTU’s Marine Energy Test Bed in Singapore. See Link.
October 2015: Singapore conference and GloMEEP
Attend the Singapore Future Ready Shipping 2015 Conference and facilitated a session. Also attended the IMO GloMEEP inception meeting. See programmepicture 1 and picture 2.
June 2015: Training course development A major project on developing “training course materials and relevant resources” won and initiated. This project was completed in December 2015. The full package of the developed material can be downloaded from IMO website.
June 2015: Capacity building workshop A three-day regional workshop on MARPOL Annex VI and Shipping GHG emissions was delivered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, see picture.
May 2015: Training delivered An in-house two-day training on “Practical aspects of ship energy management” was delivered in Abu Dhabi. See picture.
May 2015: Attended MEPC 68 meeting Attended the IMO MEPC 68 meeting from May 11 to 15 at International Maritime Organisation.
December 2014: University course delivered A course on “Performance of Internal Combustion Engines” was delivered for Master students and concluded.
December 2014: Distance learning course development Supported the development of training modules for a distance-learning training course that leads to a WMU’s Post Graduate Diploma.
November 2014: Project development Engaged in definition and development of a major project for the IMO on enhancing maritime energy efficiency. The project was completed in August 2015.
November 2014: Training delivered A three-day workshop on MARPOL Annex VI and Shipping GHG emissions was delivered in Apia, Samoa, see picture and link
November 2014: Training delivered A three-day workshop on Shipping Energy Efficiency and Technology Transfer was delivered in Istanbul, Turkey, see picture.
October 2014: IMO MEPC Meeting Took part in IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting No. 67, 13-17 October 2014.
September 2014: Training delivered A three-day workshop on MARPOL Annex VI was delivered in Mumbai, India; see picture.
August 2014: Project development Engaged in definition and development of a major international project on shipping GHG emissions and completed in November 2014.
July 2014: Training delivered A three-day workshop on “MARPOL Annex VI – Ship Energy Efficiency and Technology Transfer” was delivered in Ghana; see picture.
June 2014: R&D projects Engaged in two major R&D projects.
May 2014: Training delivered A 2-day professional training on “Marine Fuels and Alternative Fuels” was delivered in Piraeus, Greece; see picture
April 2014: Attended  IMO MEPC 66 Attended the IMO MEPC 66 meeting from 31st March to 4th April at IMO headquarter in London; see picture.
March 2014: Training delivered A three-day training course on “transport energy and emissions” was delivered; see picture.
March 2014: Training delivered A 4-day Professional Development Course on “MARPOL Annex VI” was delivered at WMU, Sweden; see picture.
February 2014: Capacity building workshop A three-day workshop on “MARPOL Annex VI – Air pollution and GHG emissions from international shipping” was delivered in Kingston, Jamaica; see picture
January 2014: Project delivered A consultancy project on “options and drivers for ship fuel consumption measurement” completed.
December 2013: Course delivered A course on “Performance of Internal Combustion Engines” was delivered for Master degree students and concluded.
October 2013: Seminar presentation A paper on “energy audits and energy reviews” was presented in the Seminar on “Technical Fleet Management and Ship Performance Monitoring” in London, UK
June 2013: Industrial energy management Two, one-day training courses on “Industrial Energy Management” were delivered.
May 2013: Training delivered Participated in the delivery of the second “Train the Trainer course on Energy Efficient Operations of Ships” at WMU. Sweden. See picture 1 and picture 2.
May 2013: Publication Published a feature article in The Naval Architect magazine, on “Technology transfer for ship energy efficiency”. See the scan of the article that has been reproduced by kind permission of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA).
April 2013:  Training completed A course on “Performance of Internal Combustion Engines” was delivered and concluded.
March 2013: Training delivered Two, 2-day workshops on “raising awareness on shipping GHG emissions and related IMO actions and regulations” were delivered in Myanmar. See picture.
February 2013: Training delivered Participated in development and delivery of the “Train the Trainer course on Energy Efficient Operations of Ships”. See picture.
February 2013: Training delivered A two-day workshop was delivered on “fuel efficient ship design” in South Korea.
December 2012:  Seminar chaired Chaired a seminar in London entitled “Fuel Management, Ship Performance and Energy Efficiency”.
December 2012:  Training delivered A two-day workshop was delivered on “fuel efficient ship design” in Vietnam.
November 2012:  Training delivered A three-day training module on “transport energy and emissions” was delivered
November 2012:  Training delivered A two-day workshop was delivered on “fuel efficient ship operation and MARPOL Annex VI Chapter 4 Regulations”.

 

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